Archive | May, 2013

WCP Proposed Silica Sand Ordinance

Read for yourself the ordinances the WCP has proposed to the Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors: Proposed Silica Sand Ordinance Or read the summary of the overlays proposed in the WCP ordinance.  The overlays are in effect siting and location prohibitions for where silica sand mines cannot be located. Summary of Overlays  

SUCCESS! Planning & Zoning Recommends 18-Month Moratorium

On Tuesday, May 14th, the Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing on the issue of frac sand mining in Winneshiek County. Thanks to an incredible showing by concerned citizens, the commission voted to recommend an 18-month moratorium on frac sand mining. The recommendation was presented to the Board of Supervisors on Monday, May […]